Google Maps – one of the most important applications of Google’s portfolio and that gives us direction and help us to reach our destination without any hesitation, even if we are in a new town. Well, the developers roll out an update for the application with lots of new features and all of them are specially designed for the market of India. Which means the Indian users can take advantage of the latest version of to make their day to day life more easier.
New features of Google Maps
The Mountain View company Google has announced three new features for Google Maps in India and that includes bus schedule with live traffic, live train status for Indian Railways, and the mixed-mode commute suggestions. So, let’s have a look at each and every feature of the latest update in detail.
Bus schedule with live traffic
As the name suggests, the feature will offer bus timings according to the traffic conditions. The app will use Google live traffic data and public bus schedules to calculate the timings and it will provide an accurate travel time. This will help users to reach their destination without any delay.
The company made the feature live in Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Chennai, Mysore, Coimbatore, and Surat. You can utilize the feature by entering the current location and destination in Google Maps, then you have to tap the transit lab which will provide the exact information to help you to reach your destination on time.
Live train status for Indian Railways
Google has made an amazing job with this feature, as it will help users to search the running status of the trains. Users can search for the starting location and destination and starting station and destination to see the complete routes and it’s live status.
Mixed-mode commute suggestions
This feature will offer combine information about public transport to understand a user which is a good option to reach his or her desired location. Google Maps will show how much time it will take and which station they should take an auto rickshaw to or from. Furthermore, the feature will also help users to know the estimate meter charge and this feature will available in Delhi and Bangalore at the initial stage and it will be rolling out to more cities very soon.
So, these are the new features of Google Maps and I would like to appreciate the developers of Google Maps to implement the new features. As all of them will definitely going to help the users and now we can able to decide which transportation mode is perfect and the status. We would like to hear your thoughts about the new features in the comments section below.